Piya-Kwonci

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Ambandi, Pia, Pitiko, Piya, Wurkum
Population

5,000 (1992).

Location

Taraba State, Karim Lamido LGA; some in Bauchi State. 21 villages or more.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Kwonci, Piya.

Language Use

Also use English [eng], Hausa [hau], Kulung [bbu], Tangale [tan].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1950.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Similar in culture to the Kulung [bbu], and Pero [pip]. Ethnic autonym: Ambandi is their self-name. Christian, Muslim.